Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 958 663 779
Rank change year-on-year -295 +116 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 66 31 312
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.065% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.35% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 242
10th Percentile £32,325 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £34,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £56,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.56% +25.00% -10.00%
75th Percentile £56,250 £72,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £97,500 £79,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -10.00%

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 22,342 8,843 23,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.94% 18.46% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15,372 7,596 19,745
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -293 49 £47,500 -17.39% 17
London -240 32 £48,000 -31.43% 8
UK excluding London -230 29 £47,000 +4.44% 10
Work from Home - 14 £57,500 - 2
Scotland -82 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East -156 6 £35,500 -25.26%
North of England -136 5 £36,825 -18.17% 3
Yorkshire -100 3 £33,650 -25.22% 1
South West - 3 £33,819 -
East of England -109 2 £31,000 - 3
North West -94 1 - - 2
Midlands -113 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 51 (77.27%) SCCM
3 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
4 41 (62.12%) PowerShell
5 37 (56.06%) Windows 10
6 32 (48.48%) Active Directory
7 30 (45.45%) Windows Server
8 29 (43.94%) Citrix
9 23 (34.85%) XenApp
10 22 (33.33%) VMware
11 21 (31.82%) MSI
11 21 (31.82%) ITIL
12 20 (30.30%) Microsoft 365
12 20 (30.30%) Application Virtualisation
13 19 (28.79%) Azure
13 19 (28.79%) VBScript
14 16 (24.24%) Finance
15 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (22.73%) Windows 8
16 14 (21.21%) Application Packaging
16 14 (21.21%) Ivanti
17 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (18.18%) vSphere
19 11 (16.67%) AdminStudio
19 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 11 (16.67%) XenDesktop
19 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 8 (12.12%) Skype for Business
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) SAS
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) Confluence
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (28.79%) Azure
3 10 (15.15%) IaaS
4 7 (10.61%) AWS
5 6 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (9.09%) Serverless
5 6 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.52%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.52%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
3 5 (7.58%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.06%) SAN
4 4 (6.06%) Telepresence
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
4 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.03%) Skype
6 1 (1.52%) Internet
6 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.52%) SMS
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MSI
2 11 (16.67%) AdminStudio
3 3 (4.55%) InstallShield
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Applications Engineer
1 15 (22.73%) Deployment Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix Administrator
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) JSON
2 5 (7.58%) Software Packaging
3 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) ADO
5 1 (1.52%) COM
5 1 (1.52%) OAuth
5 1 (1.52%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) BYOD
2 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.06%) Hedge funds
3 4 (6.06%) Symmetrix
3 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.55%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 37 (56.06%) Windows 10
3 30 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 15 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.06%) Android
9 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.06%) Unix
9 4 (6.06%) VMS
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
2 20 (30.30%) Application Virtualisation
3 14 (21.21%) Application Packaging
4 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Workflow
7 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (12.12%) Data Protection
7 8 (12.12%) Investment Management
7 8 (12.12%) ITSM
7 8 (12.12%) Migration
7 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
8 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL V3
8 7 (10.61%) Proactive Monitoring
9 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
9 6 (9.09%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) PowerShell
2 19 (28.79%) VBScript
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (6.06%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) PMO
4 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.85%) XenApp
3 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (18.18%) vSphere
5 11 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 11 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.61%) BitLocker
7 6 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.03%) Xen
10 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (77.27%) SCCM
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.61%) SCOM
4 6 (9.09%) EdgeSight
4 6 (9.09%) IBM BigFix
4 6 (9.09%) Nagios
4 6 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 6 (9.09%) SCVMM
4 6 (9.09%) Terraform
5 5 (7.58%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.03%) Ansible
7 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.94%) Citrix
3 22 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (21.21%) Ivanti
5 8 (12.12%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) Symantec
6 7 (10.61%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) IBM
8 4 (6.06%) Ariba
8 4 (6.06%) Avaya
8 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 4 (6.06%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.06%) EMC
8 4 (6.06%) FireEye
8 4 (6.06%) Infoblox
8 4 (6.06%) Polycom
8 4 (6.06%) Qualys
8 4 (6.06%) SAP
8 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.06%) Siemens